COVID-19 Updates: US and Global Cases, Deaths, and Recoveries as of March 23, 2021

Data from the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map and the CDC on COVID-19 cases, mortalities, vaccinations, and more.

How many cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have been confirmed in the US?

According to the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map, as of today, March 23, 2021 at 12:25 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 29 881 953 confirmed cases
• 543 179 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 644 571
2. Texas: 2 757 997
3. Florida: 2 011 211
4. New York: 1 788 874
5. Illinois: 1 222 992

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 57 623 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 49 461, and Texas with 47 450.

Tests administered: California leads in number of persons tested with 52 408 982 people tested, followed by New York with 42 950 868 people tested, and Florida with 23 454 784 people tested.

How many cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed globally?

Globally, there have been 123 868 128 confirmed cases, 2 726 513 deaths, and 70 273 806 recoveries.

*Not all states are reporting recoveries

How many COVID-19 vaccines have been distributed in the US?

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as of March 23, 2021, at 12:26 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 164 300 795 total doses delivered
• 128 217 029 total doses administered
• 83 930 495 people who received at least 1 dose
• 45 533 962 people who are fully vaccinated

The 5 states with the highest percentage of population fully vaccinated are:

1. New Mexico: 20.3%
2. Alaska: 20.1%
3. South Dakota: 18.7%
4. Connecticut: 17.1%
5. North Dakota: 17%